Dr. Scott Pegan gives radio interview

Dr. Scott Pegan, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, was recently interviewed by April Sorrow, host of WUGA’s “Classic City Science” show for two different segments airing during the month of November. Dr. Pegan addressed “Nerve Gas Therapy” and “Hemorrhagic Fever Therapy”. To hear Dr. Pegan’s interviews, go to WUGA.

Dr. Brian Cummings featured by UGA

Congratulations to Associate Professor Brian Cummings, who is featured in the UGA Focus on Faculty. Dr. Cummings is the director of the university’s Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program and has developed new drug delivery methods that target prostate cancer. Read the full story at the Focus on Faculty website: http://uga.edu/faculty/profile/cummings-brian/

Dr. Houjian Cai and Dr. Mandi Murph win Seed Grants


Please join me in congratulating Drs. Houjian Cai and Mandi Murph for winning the UGA-Augusta University seed grants. This program is designed to enhance research collaboration between the two universities and requires at least one faculty member from each university to serve as a principal investigator.

Cheers to Houjian and Mandi!

~ Dexi Liu, Department Head

Dr. Aaron Beedle, Assistant Professor, Publishes

Dr. Aaron Beedle, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, has published two articles. One is in the journal Skeletal Muscle and the other in the American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology. 

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Dr. Gurvinder Singh Rekhi issued a patent

Dr. Gurvinder Singh Rekhi, Academic Professional Associate, has been issued a US patent for “Controlled Release Combinations Comprising a Combination of Isosorbide Dinitrate and Hydralazine Hydrochloride”. US Patent 9,308,177 B2, April 12, 2016. Inventors – Gurvinder Singh Rekhi, Richard Sidwell and Sharon Hamm.

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Dexi Liu, Panoz Professor, publishes

Dr. Dexi Liu, Panoz Professor of Pharmacy, has published three articles regarding high-fat diet-induced metabolic disorders and obesity. Dr. Mingming Gao, Assistant Research Scientist in the department, collaborated on these works.

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PBS Staff honored by College of Pharmacy

Two members of the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences staff were honored in a ceremony hosted by the College of Pharmacy on Tuesday, May 10. Mary Eubanks, Administrative Associate I, and Joy Wilson, Administrative Manager I, were both honored for 25+ years of service to the College.

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